Are you under 18 years of age and at least 20 weeks pregnant?
Are you without financial resources?
You may be eligible for monthly financial assistance from the Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale during your pregnancy.
Verification of your eligibility
To be eligible for the Pregnant Minor Financial Assistance Program, you must, among other requirements,
- be at least 20 weeks pregnant
- have a referral from a local community service centre (CLSC)
- reside in Québec
To be eligible, you must not be living
- with your parents
- with someone who has custody of you
- in a resource covered by the Act respecting health services and social services
Such resources include
- rehabilitation centres
- foster homes
- foster families
Application for financial assistance
An application under the Financial Support for Pregnant Minors program consists of four steps.
Step 1: Find a local community service center
Using your postal code or the name of your region, easily find a CLSC , how to get there, access times and services offered.
Step 2: Obtain the local community service center tracking sheet
You will need to have the CLSC Follow-Up Sheet – Financial Assistance for Pregnant Minors (SR-2438A) (PDF 114 Kb) from the CLSC, signed by the CLSC worker in charge of your file.
Step 3: Fill out your application for financial assistance
You will need to fill out the Application for Financial Assistance - Financial Support for Pregnant Minors form (SR-2437A) (PDF 146 Kb).
Step 4: Submit your application for financial assistance
You must submit the completed form, along with the required supporting documents, to a Services Québec office .
If you need information or help with your application, you can contact the Client Contact Centre at 514 873-4000 for the Montreal area or 1 877 767-8773 (toll-free) elsewhere in Quebec.
Financial assistance provided
The amount granted is:
- A maximum of $848 a month
- $260 per month if you live in accommodations managed by a non-profit organization that provides you with room and board. The organization must NOT be a rehabilitation centre, a group home run by a youth centre or a foster family.
Your assistance may be reduced if you receive other types of income during your pregnancy.
Last update: April 26, 2021